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Welcoming Young Women to Cub Scouts

As you know, the National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America recently made a unanimous decision to welcome girls to our iconic programs, based on feedback from the Scouting community and an understanding that the character and leadership qualities our programs develop, grounded in the Scout Oath and Law, are as relevant and...

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Financial Assistance for Summer Camp Programs is Available

The New Birth of Freedom Council, BSA believes that every Scouts should be given an opportunity to take part in a summer outdoor experience. The Campership Fund was established to ensure that Scouts who, without financial assistance, would not be able to attend camp.  Information provided on all applications are handled with the utmost discretion...

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Ever Want to Fly Like Superman?

Have you ever wanted to fly like Superman down a zip line? Well, starting this summer at Camp Tuckahoe, Boy Scouts of all ages will be able to experience the rush of flying head first down a nearly 700’ long zip line spanning Memory Lake. Work to create this awesome zip line will soon be getting underway and...

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Apply Now For The 2019 World Scout Jamboree

Youth and Adult applications are still being accepted for the 2019 World Jamboree.  Youth applying early are more likely to be approved and be assigned to the New Birth of Freedom Council contingent. Upon reviewing all applications the New Birth of Freedom Council forwards them  to BSA  North East Region for approval and assignment.  The...

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Silver Beaver Nominations Due By March 1, 2018

The Silver Beaver Award was introduced in 1931 and is a council-level distinguished service award of the Boy Scouts of America. Recipients of this award are registered Scouters who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given at the council level. Do you know a Scouter who you feel is deserving...

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Preventing Bullying in Scouting Is Everyone’s Job

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and all of us in leadership roles in Scouting can help prevent, recognize and report bullying as we work to make Scouting a safe place for all. This month, the “Bryan on Scouting” blog has shared four important stories on how all leaders can be more vigilant about preventing...

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Hershey Bears Scout Nights

The Hershey Bears are hosting three special Scout Nights during the 2017-18 American Hockey League season, including the 13th annual Scout Sleepover at Giant Center on March 16. Special ticket discounts for Scout groups (minimum 15 or more attendees) are available for home games on December 30 (vs. Wilkes Barre Scranton), February 10 (vs. Hartford) and...

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